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Sports Mauro Icardi refusing to play for Inter, says Luciano Spalletti
Author: 0 Mauro Icardi refusing to play for Inter, says Luciano Spalletti

Spalletti admitted that Icardi had not taken the decision well, with the forward refusing to travel to Austria for the first leg of their Europa League last 32 tie. The Argentine striker who is on a seven-game goal-dought has reportedly been at loggerheads with the club's hierarchy over a new contract, amidst interest from Europe's elite.

Sports Injury-hit Spurs beat Dortmund, holders edge Ajax
Author: 0 Injury-hit Spurs beat Dortmund, holders edge Ajax

Heung-Min Son, Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Llorente scored for Tottenham as they had into the second leg with a 3 goal advantage. That was Son's ninth goal against Dortmund in 11 matches, with the South Korean, who played in the Bundesliga from 2010-15, having also scored twice in the competition's group stage last season.

Sports Phillies land Bryce Harper for real this time
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Many members of the Machado camp are said to be pushing him to take a short-term deal and join the Yankees, but Martino believes it is unlikely that the shortstop will accept a lower wage to move to NY if he has better offers on the table from the likes of the White Sox, Phillies or Padres .

Sports Woods honored as Genesis Open granted 'elevated status'
Author: 0 Woods honored as Genesis Open granted 'elevated status'

A smaller field, bigger purse and the involvement of Tiger Woods in perpetuity elevates an event that already consistently draws the best field in the West Coast Swing. That also means the field will shrink from 144 players this year to 120 players next year, but it will lose the Monday open qualifying it has had since 1926.

Sports Nation’s No. 2 Overall Recruit Sets His Announcement Date
Author: 0 Nation’s No. 2 Overall Recruit Sets His Announcement Date

By landing Edwards , Georgia's 2019 recruiting class - which previously included two four-star commitments in Jaykwon Walton and Toumani Camara - leapfrogged from 39th in the country to 12th, according to 247Sports . The major reason, it turned out, was coach Tom Crean and his history with shooting guards. "On my visit we watched film together, and he talks with so much energy".

Sports Windies Cricketer Gets Four-Match Ban For Alleged Homophobic Comment
Author: 0 Windies Cricketer Gets Four-Match Ban For Alleged Homophobic Comment

TV footage from a recent test match between England and the West Indes has been shared over social media after England player Joe Root was heard scolding a player from the opposing team for the language he used. "I don't know who said what to whom.but boy do I applaud Joe Root's reaction here", Hussain wrote. "I don't want anything said in the middle to ruin what's been a good Test series for him and his team".

Sports Knicks remove Kevin Durant photo from season ticket promotion ad
Author: 0 Knicks remove Kevin Durant photo from season ticket promotion ad

Several of the team's season-ticket holders went on social media earlier in the weekend to show off the images taken from the Knicks website, including the photo of Durant and Robinson. And by getting rid of Porzingis, a player many expected them to build the franchise around, the Knicks have apparently gone all in on landing a pair of big stars next season - which, paired with a top draft pick, could make the Knicks a true powerhouse in the Eastern Conference.

Sports Paul Scholes expecting Jose Mourinho criticism after taking Oldham job
Author: 0 Paul Scholes expecting Jose Mourinho criticism after taking Oldham job

Scholes spent his entire playing career at Manchester United scoring over 150 goals in more than 700 apperances for the Red Devils in a 20 year stay at Old Trafford. Scholes is the latest in a long line of ex-United stars to try their hand at management and he revealed that the likes of Wales boss Ryan Giggs , along with the Neville brothers Gary and Phil, had offered words of encouragement.

Sports News Sergio Ramos, 600 games for Real Madrid
Author: 0 News Sergio Ramos, 600 games for Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos admitted that he got his 89th-minute yellow card on objective to sit out Real Madrid's second leg against Ajax . After that Skomina disallowed the goal for offside by Tadic . Real forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the first leg, round of sixteen, Champions League soccer match between Ajax and Real Madrid at the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday Feb.

Sports Liverpool Make Leeds Star Jack Clarke a Summer Target After Scouting Mission
Author: 0 Liverpool Make Leeds Star Jack Clarke a Summer Target After Scouting Mission

Clarke, who had been substituted at half-time, was released from hospital on Teesside on Saturday evening, and will miss training this week in order to convalesce from a complaint as yet unspecified by the Championship club. Clarke has made 16 league appearances for Leeds this season, scoring two goals and attracting interest from Premier League clubs during the January transfer window.

Sports Spurs 3-0 Borussia Dortmund - Mauricio's verdict
Author: 0 Spurs 3-0 Borussia Dortmund - Mauricio's verdict

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits they tried to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho . "When you have a team in front of you like Dortmund you need to respect them", Pochettino said. Harry Kane or Dele Alli are very important for us but we have players who can come in and do well. "He is one of the best players of his generation, he can dribble, he has the arrogance - look at the boy, there is something in there that is part of the big players".

Sports Duke’s Win Over Virginia Drew More Than 3M Viewers On ESPN
Author: 0 Duke’s Win Over Virginia Drew More Than 3M Viewers On ESPN

The Tar Heels (19-4, 9-1 ACC), along with Duke, sit in first place in the ACC standings. They followed that up with a win over No. 25 Cincinnati to improve to 23-1. With many marquee games this week, there sure will be a shake up in next week's Top-5, with the biggest decisions coming between Duke and Tennessee .

Sports How Joe Flacco's trade affects Ravens 2019 salary cap
Author: 0 How Joe Flacco's trade affects Ravens 2019 salary cap

The teams are prohibited from commenting on the deal or the terms. The decision to trade Flacco shows the team's commitment to quarterback Lamar Jackson who was the team's first round pick past year. Flacco, 34, is a former Super Bowl MVP, but he's largely underwhelmed since Baltimore's championship season in 2012. The Broncos will carry $10 million in dead money if they cut him.

Sports Emiliano Sala died of head, torso injuries in plane crash
Author: 0 Emiliano Sala died of head, torso injuries in plane crash

The Dorset Police confirmed Thursday that Sala, who was in the process of completing a transfer from FC Nantes to Cardiff City FC, had been identified by HM Coroner almost three weeks after his plane went missing after departing from Nantes, France.

Sports Manchester United didn't show any attacking impetus vs PSG
Author: 0 Manchester United didn't show any attacking impetus vs PSG

Without two of its usual front three, the French league leaders commanded the midfield instead, with Marco Verratti often the orchestrator. "That's the level we want to get to". People have said Solskjaer has enjoyed the rub of the green in his first few weeks in charge - but he was very unlucky there. Aside from victories in north London against Arsenal and Tottenham, facing PSG was United's biggest test since beating Italian champion Juventus at Turin in November in the group stage.

Sports Nigel Owens Calls Out Unhappy Fan On Twitter Following England Game
Author: 0 Nigel Owens Calls Out Unhappy Fan On Twitter Following England Game

France was left reeling by England's kick-chase tactic in the first half of their 44-8 thrashing at Twickenham, according to Les Bleus captain Guilhem Guirado. " Jonny May's like when you go to the park and you see someone with a tennis ball and they throw it, the dog runs 100mph and chases it and brings it back - he does that pretty well", Jones added.

Sports EPL: Mohamed Salah reportedly in shocking move to Juventus from Liverpool
Author: 0 EPL: Mohamed Salah reportedly in shocking move to Juventus from Liverpool

Back-to-back 1-1 draws against Leicester and West Ham allowed Manchester City to briefly overtake them at the top of the table prior to the Reds' 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday. A user identified as @adairfraser_ joked that salah shaving his beard may stop him going to ground in the box easily after being criticised for diving in recent weeks.

Sports Ryan Wilson’s Six Nations campaign ended by injury
Author: 0 Ryan Wilson’s Six Nations campaign ended by injury

They finish against Wales and England . 'We got a lot of our attacking game into play, really good decisions and really good work rate off the ball meant that we were finding space in that first half. 'In the second half, the execution of our set-piece plays to get us into our game and to put more pressure on Ireland just didn't happen. It's the defence battle, the contact battle, the kicking game which is so important.

Sports Manchester City sorry for playing Chelsea anthem after Etihad Stadium thrashing
Author: 0 Manchester City sorry for playing Chelsea anthem after Etihad Stadium thrashing

Sarri has been outspoken in his criticism of his team, claiming they are hard to motivate, with Goal understanding the Chelsea squad have now begun to question the Italian's methods . It took 19 games for Sarri to suffer his first defeat, but since Tottenham Hotspur pressed Jorginho high up the field and exposed his lack of pace defensively in a 3-1 win at Wembley in late November, the blueprint to beat the Blues has been obvious.

Sports Arsenal can seal Premier League top four spot - Unai Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal can seal Premier League top four spot - Unai Emery

Arsenal have missed out on a top-four finish in their last two Premier League seasons. Yes, we are sixth. "Knowing we need to take the regularity at home and away, and today this victory I think can give us confidence and the possibility to continue our target in the Premier League ".

Sports Marcus Morris calls out Celtics teammates after embarrassing loss to Clippers
Author: 0 Marcus Morris calls out Celtics teammates after embarrassing loss to Clippers

You're competing for a championship and that's how we've got to approach these games", said Morris. It was the largest comeback by any National Basketball Association team in the past two seasons. "I mean, for me, it's not really about the loss", Morris said. "Right now, we just need to be more consistent in that regard". "This team, I feel a lot different about and I want to push us to that position".

Sports Winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died at 81
Author: 0 Winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died at 81

The contest, viewed at the time as the final which might have been, was edged by Jairzinho's goal on the hour. In the group stage match in Guadalajara, later regarded as the "real final", Carlos Alberto sent Jairzinho flying down the right flank with a perfectly weighted through-ball.

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Author: 0 "My Job Is Here" Derby Manager Frank Lampard Cools Rising Chelsea Speculation

City supporters goaded Chelsea by telling them to bring Jose Mourinho back and, after such a hammering, it may not be long before Stamford Bridge managerial speculation is ramped up again. "I would think that when you think what [Kante] did past year, he was head and shoulders ahead of anyone else", Harris said. The Times suggest Sarri will therefore push for an overhaul of the squad at Stamford Bridge this summer if he remains in the job.

Sports Potential Jets target Antonio Brown demands trade from Steelers
Author: 0 Potential Jets target Antonio Brown demands trade from Steelers

Brown, a four-time All-Pro, has been embroiled in a dispute with the Steelers , who openly have discussed the possibility of trading him. Brown, 30, has been the subject of widespread trade speculation after he failed to show up to work the day before the season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals .

Sports Manchester United vs Paris Saint Germain
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Paris Saint Germain

However, goalscoring is just one aspect of the Brazilian's wide set of skills. We will miss him a lot. It's our DNA and changing that is hard. "It wasn't the best period of my career, or they didn't let me have my best time there", Di Maria said in a recent interview with radio station France Bleu.

Sports Arsenal midfielder Ramsey releases statement on Juventus move
Author: 0 Arsenal midfielder Ramsey releases statement on Juventus move

The Welshman had been linked with several clubs including Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea . This has been interpreted by many Arsenal fans as a dig at the club, who have not won the league title since 2004, while Juve have won each of the last seven Italian league titles and are now 11 points clear of second-placed Napoli.

Sports Spurs sink Leicester to stay in title hunt
Author: 0 Spurs sink Leicester to stay in title hunt

It was a game in our hands, and we had a lot of chances and created a lot of good moves. Pochettino says Tottenham and the other Premier League teams in Europe are already at a disadvantage because of the winter breaks given to German, Italian and Spanish teams.